*Next week's USDA report in view. WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 4- Chicago wheat edged higher after touching a five-year low on Friday, and corn also inched up as investors covered short positions in both grains after recent declines. The modest bounce for grains was due after recent lows, as traders tried to avoid selling too aggressively before next Friday's monthly...» Read More
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From highways in Texas to nuclear power plants in Illinois, the concrete, steel and sophisticated engineering that undergird the nation’s infrastructure are being taxed to worrisome degrees by heat, drought and vicious storms, the New York Times reports.
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The world is facing a new food crisis as the worst US drought in more than 50 years pushes agricultural commodity prices to record highs.
Record high prices of corn and soybean brought on by the worst U.S. drought in 56 years may be triggering a sense of de ja vu for Asia concerned about a repeat of the food scare in 2008, but most economists are downplaying those fears, for now.
From breakfast cereal to chips to Coca-Cola, the price of corn has an impact on a wide range of food products at the grocery store, but commodities investor Dennis Gartman says it’s the cost of packaging that tends to impact consumer’s wallet more.
The worst drought in U.S. history is hurting food companies in China and margins are likely to suffer in the second half of the year, even as firms battle rising wages, analysts tell CNBC.
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Last year, David Struthers’ Iowa corn crop got flattened by wind. This year, it’s getting hit by drought.
Corn futures are heading to record highs on reports of wider crop devastation, and as forecasts show continued hot, dry weather threatening even more of this year’s crop.
Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter, offers investment advice for corn and grain traders. "I think corn might still go higher," says Gartman.
The Weather Channel's Carl Parker reports on the worst drought in years, and the state of agriculture in the Midwest.
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With nearly two-thirds of the US enduring drought conditions, food prices are expected to jump ahead of the November election. That could add to voter anxieties about the economy, the Christian Science Monitor reports.